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From the books  ...  Alcoholics Anonymous (Big Book) and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions (12 & 12)


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1.
View WORKING WITH OTHERS chapter   ... quiet and full of human understanding, you ...   BB Working With Others, p.94  
If your talk has been sane, quiet and full of human understanding, you have perhaps made a friend.


2.
View STEP THREE essay   ... quiet, and in the stillness simply say: ...   12&12 Step Three, pp.40-41  
In all times of emotional disturbance or indecision, we can pause, ask for quiet, and in the stillness simply say: "God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference. Thy will, not mine, be done."


3.
View TRADITION TWELVE essay   ... quiet disclosures helped him to lose his ...   12&12 Tradition Twelve, p.186  
These quiet disclosures helped him to lose his fear of the alcoholic stigma, and spread the news of A.A.'s existence in his community.


4.
View STEP TEN essay   ... quiet down for an undisturbed day or ...   12&12 Step Ten, p.89  
Many of us also like the experience of an occasional retreat from the outside world where we can quiet down for an undisturbed day or so of self-overhaul and meditation.


5.
View INTO ACTION chapter   ... quiet for an hour, carefully reviewing what ...   BB Into Action, p.75  
Returning home we find a place where we can be quiet for an hour, carefully reviewing what we have done.


6.
View THERE IS A SOLUTION chapter   ... quiet his nerves so he can go ...   BB There Is A Solution, p.22  
As matters grow worse, he begins to use a combination of high-powered sedative and liquor to quiet his nerves so he can go to work.


7.
View STEP EIGHT essay   ... quiet, objective view will be our steadfast ...   12&12 Step Eight, p.82  
A quiet, objective view will be our steadfast aim.


8.
View TRADITION TWO essay   ... quiet opinion, the sure knowledge and humble ...   12&12 Tradition Two, p.135  
Theirs is the quiet opinion, the sure knowledge and humble example that resolve a crisis.


9.
View STEP NINE essay   ... quiet sincerity will often astonish us.   12&12 Step Nine, p.84  
The generous response of most people to such quiet sincerity will often astonish us.


10.
View STEP FOUR essay   ... quiet that disturbance, regardless of who or ...   12&12 Step Four, p.47  
We learned that if we were seriously disturbed, our first need was to quiet that disturbance, regardless of who or what we thought caused it.


11.
View DOCTOR BOB'S NIGHTMARE story   ... quiet the jitters, which distressed me terribly.   BB Doctor Bob's Nightmare, p.176  
Most of the time, therefore, I did not take the morning drink which I craved so badly, but instead would fill up on large doses of sedatives to quiet the jitters, which distressed me terribly.


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